8-Day Tanzania Big 5 Safari and Zanzibar Holiday Package

Explore the most famous wildlife havens; Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation area, Tarangire known for year-round exceptional & abundant wildlife. Certainly, a thrilling African Big 5 experience! End your safari by exploring the famous island of Zanzibar! Let Home to Africa take you on this remarkable safari into Tanzania and Zanzibar that the Fond Memory will stay with you for…

Join this 8-Day Tanzania big 5 safari. Upon arrival at Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will perform clearance at the immigration. Proceed to collect your luggage and then move out to the area where guides and others await their guests. There, you will notice a Home to Africa representative (Tour Driver-guide) holding a placard bearing your names and the Home to Africa logo. You will be received and transferred to the booked accommodation in Arusha to check in and take some rest.

Accommodation: (Green Mountains Hotel Arusha: 3-Star) | Meals: Dinner | Transfer time: Approx. 45 mins to 1 hr.

Our first stop on this Tanzania Big 5 safari is Tarangire NP. After breakfast, you will depart for Tarangire National Park. Tarangire is well known for its large elephant herds. From the open roof of the vehicle, you will experience the seasonal swamps, savannah, and Tarangire River in search of many animals – including zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, elephant, and giraffe.

It’s possible that you will catch a glimpse of a lion stalking its prey or leopards watching and relaxing in the trees above. After an extensive game drive through the park, you will head to Karatu for dinner at the accommodation and overnight.

Accommodation: (Eileens Tree Inn: 3-Star) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: 3-4 hours.

After breakfast, depart Karatu for Serengeti National Park. We expect to arrive in time for lunch and some rest in our camp in Serengeti. We will move out for an afternoon-to-evening game drive. After a satisfying encounter with the Serengeti wildlife inhabitants, we return to the camp for dinner and the overnight rest.

Accommodation: (Tanzania Bush Camp Central Serengeti: 3-Star) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: Approx. 4 hours

Spend the day exploring Serengeti National Park on this Tanzania Big 5 safari. Game drives are flexible, with the option of going out with picnic lunch boxes to spend entire day in the park, or you can choose to have early morning and late afternoon game drives. Serengeti is Africa’s largest national park that provides abundant of wildlife and made it considered as one of the world heritage sites for its nature.

Serengeti is home to Cheetah, lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, Wildebeest, Hartebeest, Topi, Eland, Thomson and Grant Gazelle and many more. Birds: Kori bustard ostrich, secretary birds and many more including the migrant birds from Eurasia. Dinner and overnight at safari camp.

Accommodation: (Tanzania Bush Camp Central Serengeti: 3-Star) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: n/a

After breakfast, you’ll depart with picnic lunch box(es) for Ngorongoro Crater – considered by some to be the Eighth Wonder of the World. When you get your first glimpse of this vast, verdant caldera from the panoramic viewpoint, you’ll soon understand why it has earned such a lofty reputation. Home to over 120 species of mammal including the fabled Big Five, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area is one of the most sought after Tanzania Big 5 safari destinations in the world.

It’s a particularly good place to see the endangered black rhinoceros enjoying a lonely meal out on the grass plains, as well as a place to see large numbers of hippopotamus enjoying the cool water. From the comfort of your open-top vehicle, you’ll be able to observe and photograph some of Africa’s most recognizable faces. In the mid-afternoon, you will be transferred Karatu to rest and overnight.

Accommodation: (Eileens Tree Inn: 3-Star) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: 3-4 hours.

After an early morning breakfast, you depart Karatu for Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara provides the perfect introduction to Tanzania’s birdlife. More than 400 species have been recorded, and even a first-time visitor to Africa might reasonably expect to observe 100 of these in one day.

Inland of the floodplain, a narrow belt of acacia woodland is the favored haunt of Manyara’s legendary tree-climbing lions and impressively tusked elephants. In the evening, you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport to catch a flight destined to Zanzibar. *Note: Remember to secure this flight directly. On arrival at the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport – Zanzibar, you will be received and taken to the booked hotel for your relaxation.

Accommodation: (Tembo House Hotel: 3.5-Star) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: Approx. 5 hours.

You will be picked from your beach hotel and head out to Stone Town for historical Tour. Stone town is so rich in History, culture and architecture. Explore the Town wondering in the labyrinthine narrow streets, there are over 1000 coral Stone buildings having architectural significance and more than 200 craved doors but despite the crumbling, historic architecture, Stone Town is still very much alive with busy, narrow streets linking homes, shops, workshops and Schools.

A Town declared as a World Heritage Site by the UN. Among the many buildings of interest are; Former Slave Market, House of wonders, the old Fort and to see the famous Zanzibar Doors. If you love culture and history, then you are in for a mind-blowing experience exploring Stone Town. We will return to the beach hotel and have the remaining part of the afternoon at your disposal (on your own). Enjoy your time on this Tanzania Big 5 safari.

Accommodation: (Tembo House Hotel: 3.5-Star) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: n/a

Have a relaxed breakfast at your beach hotel. Thereafter, you will be transferred to the airport to catch flight home bringing to an end what we believe is a lifetime bush and beach safari experience under the African blues. Thank you for choosing and travelling with Home To Africa. *Note: In case you have a late flight, you can check out of the hotel room but stay around possibly enjoying your last moments at the beach. Alternatively, you can pay for day use and have access to your room until time to be transferred to the Airport.

Accommodation: (Recommended on request) | Meals: Breakfast | Transfer Time: Approx. 30 minutes.


1 pax

USD 4,985

2 pax

USD 3,245

3 pax

USD 3,025

4 pax

USD 2,840

5 pax

USD 2,660

6 pax

USD 2,490

Price Includes

Park entry & concessional fees to the above-mentioned National Parks and Game Reserves.

All activities (unless labeled as optional).

Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section).

Drinking water during the safari.

Accommodation at a safari lodge/camp/city hotel.

Roundtrip transfer.

A professional and experienced Tour driver-guide.

Transport in open roof 4×4 safari land-cruiser.

All Taxes/VAT.

Price Excludes

Accommodation at the end of the tour (if any).

International flights (from/to home).

Extra meals, soft and alcoholic drinks etc.

Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees.

Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

Optional activities such Masai village visit, balloon safari.

Entry visa into Tanzania.

Other special arrangements that you may ask.

Any activity stated as “OPTIONAL”.

Tanzania Big 5 Safari

Safari Package Info

Duration: 8 days & 7 nights
Price P/P (2pax): $3,245
A 60% deposit is due upon booking this tour.
Private, family-friendly safari.

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